CECAFA Challenge cup 2018
Vipers SC (Uga) vs Gor Mahia (Ken)
Chamazi Stadium, Tanzania
The organizing committee of the CECAFA Kagame Cup 2018 had to invoke the FIFA Fair Play Rule used in the 2018 World Cup to determine Vipers’ opponents in the quarter finals.
This was after Rayon Sport of Rwanda and Kenya’s Gor Mahia were both tied on everything at the top of group B.
The Kenyan reigning champions were declared group winners on grounds of accumulating fewer Yellow Cards (4) compared to rayon sport, the same rule that eliminated Senegal at the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.
Gor Mahia will now face Uganda’s representatives Vipers on Sunday while Rayon Sport takes on Tanzanian giants and holders Azam FC the following day.
In other quarter final games, record CECAFA Kagame Cup winners Simba SC face Djibouti’s AS Port while JKU of Zanzibar will battle surprise package, AS Port of Djibouti.
The winner between Gor and Vipers will take on the either Rayon Sport or Azam in the semi-finals.
The last and only time Vipers played in the competition, they were eliminated at the quarter finals stage by Simba.
The teams that qualified for the quarter finals.
-Gor Mahia, Vipers, Azam, Rayon Sports, Simba SC, AS Port, Singida United, JKU
Quarter Finals Match Ups:
Sunday July 8
-Gor Mahia (Kenya) Vs Vipers (Uganda)
-Simba (Tanzania) Vs AS Port (Djibouti)
Monday July 9
-Azam (Tanzania) Vs Rayon Sport (Rwanda)
-JKU (Zanzibar) Vs Singida (Tanzania)
-Wednesday July 11